Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Bay Area Housing Advocacy Coalition, San Francisco Housing Action Coalition, Bay Area, San Francisco

Federal Voices Add to Ellis Act Debate, Call for Moratorium

Neil Gonzales The state’s heated debate over the controversial Ellis Act has drawn attention from federal levels. In light of the statewide housing crisis, U.S. Reps. Maxine Waters and Karen...

After $135MM Sale, Overton Moore to Kick Off New Industrial Project in Newark

By Jon Peterson Gardena, Calif.-based Overton Moore Properties (OMP) is planning to start construction in October on its next new industrial project in the San Francisco Bay Area, the OMP...
Residential Towers

Two Planned Residential Towers Would Add More Than 550 Units to Downtown Oakland

By Nancy Amdur Downtown Oakland may soon receive a boost in its housing inventory as Portland-based developer Gerding Edlen looks to build a 206-unit residential-and-retail tower at 1700 Webster St....
North First Street, North San Jose, San Jose, Vista Investment Group, 3100 North First Street, Menlo Equities, CBRE, Ellis Partners, Shorenstein

San Jose Property on North First Street Sells for $29MM

One of Vista Investment Group’s affiliates is the buyer of 3100 North First Street in San Jose for a reported $29.25 million. The San Jose Business Journal broke the...
San Francisco, RentJungle, ApartmentList, Bloomberg, CNBC, Bay Area. San Francisco Business Times, Veritas Investments, Coalition for Better Housing

New Morgan Stanley Investment Fund to Have San Francisco on its Radar Screen

By Jon Peterson New York City-based Morgan Stanley Real Estate is planning to make an investment in the San Francisco Bay Area for its new commingled fund, Prime Plus Property...
777 Tennessee, San Francisco, Dogpatch, San Francisco, Newmark Cornish & Carey,

Fully Entitled 777 Tennessee Street Lot in San Francisco Sells for $4.7MM

A fully entitled lot of 11,424 square feet in San Francisco’s Dogpatch district sold last month for just over $4.7 million, or $411 per square foot, according to public...
Rincon Hill, Rockpoint Group, Maximus Real Estate Partners, One Rincon HillX Newmark Grubb Knight Frank, San Francisco, The Mark Company, Eastdil Secured

Rincon Hill Sale Confirmed at $410MM

Last month, the San Francisco Business Times reported that a partnership between the Rockpoint Group and Maximus Real Estate Partners was in the process of purchasing the 298-unit luxury...
St James Park, San Jose, Barry Swenson Builder, Park View Towers, Fairfield Residential, Marshall Squares, San Jose Downtown Association

San Jose Working to Revive ‘Forlorn’ St. James Park

By Naib Mian Long neglected, San Jose’s St. James Park is on the verge of reactivation with operational changes and several development projects in the works that will bring an...
Concord, Contra Costa County Employees’ Retirement System, CCCERA, CenterCal Properties, HFF, Steven Golubchik

East Bay Pension Fund to Put Office Building in Concord up for Sale

By Jon Peterson The Contra Costa County Employees’ Retirement System is planning to put on the market for sale the 83,000 square foot office building located at 1355 Willow Way...
Fremont, Overton Moore, Apple, BlackRock Realty Advisors, CBRE, LaSalle Investment Management, East Bay, San Jose

Overton Moore Sells Industrial Property in Fremont for $135MM; Apple is One of the...

By Jon Peterson Gardena, Calif.-based Overton Moore Properties (OMP) has sold the 690,796 square foot The Crossings @ 880 industrial property in Fremont for $135 million, according to sources that...